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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Mid and West Wales Fire Authority, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD FA

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Records of the Mid and West Wales Fire Authority

Short Title: Mid and West Wales Fire Authority, records

Creation date(s): 2000-2005

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Mid and West Wales Fire Authority

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Mid and West Wales Fire Brigade was created in 1996, from the amalgamation of Dyfed, Powys and West Glamorgan county fire and rescue services. In 2003 it was renamed the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and divided into six County Command areas, based on the unitary authorities of Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Powys. The Mid and West Wales Fire Authority (now Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Authority) is made up of members nominated by the six unitary authorities and meets quarterly. It oversees the working of the Service and is responsible for policy making. The Fire Authority has three main committees: Finance & General Purposes (from 2003, Resources), Personnel, and Best Value (from 2003, Performance & Policy Review).

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Mid and West Wales Fire Brigade, 2000-2005, including Annual General Meeting minutes, 2001-2004; minutes of Authority meetings, 2000-2005; committee minutes, 2000-2004; integrated risk management plans, 2003-2005. See also System of Arrangement field.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Annual General Meeting minutes; minutes of the meetings of the Authority; Best Value Committee minutes; Finance and General Purposes Committee minutes; Personnel Committee minutes; Standards Committee minutes; Property Working Group minutes; consultation document; annual calendar review; integrated risk management plans.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Information not available

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Records of the Mid and West Wales Fire Authority, catalogue; Gwasanaeth Tân ac Achub Canolbarth a Gorllewin Cymru/Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service website (www.mawwfire.gov.uk), viewed 24 October 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Fire brigades | Administration
Mid and West Wales Fire Authority | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Mid and West Wales Fire Authority

Places
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Ceredigion (Wales)
Neath Port Talbot (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)
Powys (Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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